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Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Today, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By chmurf
As above, if you're the lead driver they'll want...

As above, if you're the lead driver they'll want to see your license
You can't rent if you no longer have a license as you no longer meet the renter requirements

I would try and make a new...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By chmurf
one word of caution though you can add...

one word of caution though

you can add people to a booking, as long as you don't exceed room occupancy

if there are between 2 and 4 of you, then no issue (unless you book a king room)

but...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By chmurf
just for the heads up, there is no such thing as...

just for the heads up, there is no such thing as amending an alamo booking
I mean, they will still take the full amount of your "new" rental from your CC, then credit back the "old" amount. They...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By chmurf
being classed as domestic is irrelevant...

being classed as domestic is irrelevant re:Magical Express

what matters is where you live

you need the specific yellow tags for magical express. It only ships in the US
so you may fly...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By chmurf
you're looking at $100+ with uberXL each way and...

you're looking at $100+ with uberXL each way and that might be tight if you have luggage, pushchair, etc. you might need 2 rides

you can arrange for private transfers, but that will be around $200...
Forum: Tickets 13 Feb 20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,493
Posted By chmurf
you may try the guest services just next to red...

you may try the guest services just next to red oven at CW
if this fails, the attraction desk in the HRH lobby will be able to handle this, if they're closed, ask at front desk how early they'll be...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Feb 20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By chmurf
That rental is not a recent one. I think it was...

That rental is not a recent one. I think it was August 2017
My rental agreement showed :
Reserved Category : Standard SUV
Driven Category : Premium Crossover
Billed Category : Standard SUV

(on...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 11 Feb 20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By chmurf
frist of all, you're going at a great time...

frist of all, you're going at a great time (judging by your ticker) as there should be a Tax Free weekend early in august (no tax on clothes up to $60 per item) if the tax free weekend is renewed
...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Feb 20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 730
Posted By chmurf
on US 528 joining close to MCO and exiting for...

on US 528 joining close to MCO and exiting for KSC, cash rates are $3.75 each way, sunpass rates $2.82 (current)

that's a $.93 savings each way, or $1.86 return

the sunpass mini costs $4.99 +...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Feb 20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By chmurf
Agreed with the above if you book a standard...

Agreed with the above

if you book a standard SUV, you'll basically book a 5 seater, planning on getting the odd 7 seater standing in that line.

Traverse is considered Premium Crossover (or so...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 Feb 20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By chmurf
BA will most probably use Airside F they are...

BA will most probably use Airside F

they are separate airsides, so to the best of my knowledge you can only enter the one where your flight departs at

have a look at the landside options, once...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 Feb 20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By chmurf
you're right but why would OP want to pay more...

you're right but why would OP want to pay more for parking (compared to parking at TTC)
they would need to take the boat (or bus if the boat is not running) back to WL after their MK visit, instead...
Forum: Tickets 10 Feb 20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By chmurf
getting the tickets at the gate means you will...

getting the tickets at the gate means you will not get to make advance FP+ selections , so you'll only be left with whatever is left on the day

and they might even be more expensive


you're...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Feb 20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By chmurf
in the future, just re-use the magic band you...

in the future, just re-use the magic band you currently have

as long as the next reservation is on the same MDX account, your "old" (current) MB will still work for park entry and even room entry
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Feb 20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By chmurf
yes, just like at Disney's

yes, just like at Disney's
Forum: Accommodation 10 Feb 20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By chmurf
the 2 bedroom suites are all located in the...

the 2 bedroom suites are all located in the Bayside or Beachside Towers (the 2 new round towers)
they're all considered "volcano view"

do you really need a 2 bedroom suite ?

Family suites...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 Feb 20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By chmurf
if you're with AA then it will be B side

if you're with AA then it will be B side
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 Feb 20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By chmurf
"policy" says you're not supposed to remain...

"policy" says you're not supposed to remain parked there for more than 3 hours

so yes, you would be expected to take the car and drive back to TTC and pay for parking there
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Feb 20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By chmurf
the issue is not about quantity, but about taxes ...

the issue is not about quantity, but about taxes

you can enter with ONE liter of alcohol, free of duties and taxes

if you choose to bring more, you will need to pay taxes on any extra bottles
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Feb 20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By chmurf
new passport = new ESTA

new passport = new ESTA
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 9 Feb 20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,752
Posted By chmurf
well, you can upgrade online at time of booking,...

well, you can upgrade online at time of booking, but, not wanting to burst your bubble ... but AoA has been excluded from the free dining offer ever since it was opened. It will most probably be...
Forum: Accommodation 9 Feb 20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By chmurf
3 separate bookings you'll be able to link them...

3 separate bookings
you'll be able to link them all on MDX, but they will be separate




you could get free dining and gift card for the first stay (it HAS to be the first stay, as free dining...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 Feb 20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 730
Posted By chmurf
OP do you even need a transponder? You...

OP do you even need a transponder?
You mentioned Tampa and old town no tolls there
And if you cross one it will be possible to pay. Quite unlikely that reduced rates save you the $4.99 initial fee...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 7 Feb 20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By chmurf
there are also flights that leave late in the...

there are also flights that leave late in the evening, and land 5 or 6 ami-ish in orlando

saves one hotel night ... as you spend it on the plane (even though it's a very short night due to time...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 7 Feb 20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By chmurf
to be perfectly honest, once you're on disney...

to be perfectly honest, once you're on disney property, you won't need a satnav to get to the parks and find their parking lots ... the signs are everywhere and you can't miss it (actually you're...
Forum: Tickets 5 Feb 20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By chmurf
If you need more days upgrade to annual pass

If you need more days upgrade to annual pass
Forum: Special Needs 3 Feb 20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By chmurf
OP it depends on when you go if it's super...

OP it depends on when you go

if it's super busy, you'll probably need to get return times, but then it will work just like the DAS pass (wait outside the lines for an amount of time based off the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Feb 20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By chmurf
basic park rules for universal (all parks) is...

basic park rules for universal (all parks) is that the first 2 hours and the last 2 hours are the less crowded

you will see lower crowds if you go to VB in the last couple of hours, or last hour,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Feb 20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By chmurf
Connected in Newark (EWR) , JFK, Philadelphia...

Connected in Newark (EWR) , JFK, Philadelphia (PHL), Charlotte (CLT), Atlanta (ATL), Miami (MIA), Cincinnati (CVG), Washington (IAD) for the US airports (I may have forgotten some )

Would I...
Forum: Accommodation 3 Feb 20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By chmurf
if you stay at one of the 3 deluxes (RPR, HRH or...

if you stay at one of the 3 deluxes (RPR, HRH or PBH) your stay includes unlimited express passes from check in (as early as 6:30am) to the end of your check out day

so one night, 2 days of...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 3 Feb 20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By chmurf
when using a card on the app, they may request...

when using a card on the app, they may request ID, which could be akward if you happened to mistype your month of birth :p :p :p

Cards do arrive, but Landry has the bad habit of not printing the...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 3 Feb 20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By chmurf
to make 2 separate booking at the same meal time,...

to make 2 separate booking at the same meal time, you'll need to use 2 distinct MDE accounts, or do that over the phone

MDE will not let you make 2 dining reservations within 30 minutes of one...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 3 Feb 20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By chmurf
also have a look at groupon and travelzoo in...

also have a look at groupon and travelzoo

in the past years they had deals like a $50 for $25 voucher

I assume it would not be combinable with BOGOF offers though

but if no signup deal, then...
Forum: Tickets 2 Feb 20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By chmurf
linking the tickets to the app using the barcode...

linking the tickets to the app using the barcode will work
and you will be able to make FP+ selections

but, for park entry, you'll either need to go collect physical tickets, or purchasse magic...
Forum: Tickets 2 Feb 20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By chmurf
they have closed 2 loopholes first, the one...

they have closed 2 loopholes

first, the one that allowed a guest to get 60 days FP+ after check out date, now you only get them from check in to check out (1 night = 2 days)

second, the...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 2 Feb 20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,419
Posted By chmurf
the McD is at the entrance to the All Stars...

the McD is at the entrance to the All Stars resort

so to get there on foot you'd need to take a bus to the first all stars (sports) then walk to the McD (look at google maps for distance)

just...
Forum: Accommodation 2 Feb 20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By chmurf
there are irons and ironing boards in every room

there are irons and ironing boards in every room
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 1 Feb 20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By chmurf
actually, it does ... when staying onsite,...

actually, it does ...

when staying onsite, it's like for dining

at 60 from check in, you can get FP+ for your first 10 days

then, it's one day at a time

just like dining really
Forum: General Chat 1 Feb 20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By chmurf
if you have a car, then maybe a quick stop at...

if you have a car, then maybe a quick stop at dollar tree, or even walmart, buy one, and leave it there
but first of all, make sure there is nothing to hang clothes to dry in the condo, like a...
Forum: Accommodation 1 Feb 20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By chmurf
You have 3 main options (I mean free) -...

You have 3 main options (I mean free)

- Cross the road from Cabana into Aventura. There is a sign advising against it, as the road can get busy. But I will admit I have already crossed that road...
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